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NEXT OF KIN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does next of kin mean? 

NEXT OF KIN (noun)
  The noun NEXT OF KIN has 1 sense:

1. the person who is (or persons who are) most closely related to a given person

  Familiarity information: NEXT OF KIN used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


NEXT OF KIN (noun)


Sense 1next of kin [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The person who is (or persons who are) most closely related to a given person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("next of kin" is a kind of...):

relation; relative (a person related by blood or marriage)


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